"Why law school" + other tricky interview questions

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"Why law school" + other tricky interview questions

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:36 pm

As we're all preparing for OCI I thought it would be useful to create a thread to discuss interview qs.

Any good examples of an answer for "why law school?"

Also, how about "what do you see yourself doing five years from now" (for those of us who really don't know...)

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Re: "Why law school" + other tricky interview questions

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:42 pm

"what do you see yourself doing five years from now"

The answer is ALWAYS "working towards making partner at a firm like yours."

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Re: "Why law school" + other tricky interview questions

Postby thesealocust » Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:41 pm

(1) If "why law school" is a hard question to answer going into your second year of law school, may God have mercy on your soul, it's too late.

(2) The best way to answer questions about where you see yourself in the future, in my opinion, revolves around developing skills and abilities less than job titles. Don't see "HAR HAR almost at partner!" say "becoming an expert in my chosen field and developing skills related to client interaction and negotiation" or something.




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